Great Cheverell

Great Cheverell

Coordinates: 51°17′20″N 2°01′37″W / 51.289°N 2.027°W / 51.289; -02.027

Great Cheverell
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Village centre
Great Cheverell is located in Wiltshire
Great Cheverell

 Great Cheverell shown within Wiltshire
Population 588 (2001 census)[1]
OS grid reference ST982544
Parish Cheverell Magna
Unitary authority Wiltshire
Ceremonial county Wiltshire
Region South West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Devizes
Postcode district SN10
Dialling code 01380
Police Wiltshire
Fire Wiltshire
Ambulance Great Western
EU Parliament South West England
List of places: UK • England • Wiltshire

Great Cheverell is a village and civil parish in the English county of Wiltshire. In some sources the Latinized name of Cheverell Magna is used, especially when referring to the ecclesiastical parish.



Great Cheverell is an ancient settlement, centering on its Church of England parish church of Saint Peter. Its parish registers, now held at the Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre, cover the years 1653-1987 (baptisms), 1654-1994 (marriages), and 1654-1987 (burials).[2]

Local government

Great Cheverell (or Cheverell Magna) is a civil parish with an elected parish council. It is in the area of the Wiltshire Council unitary authority, which is responsible for most significant local government functions.


Position: grid reference ST982544

Notable residents

See also


Further reading

  • Crittall, Elizabeth (ed.); Baggs, A.P.; Crowley, D.A.; Pugh, Ralph B.; Stevenson, Janet H.; Tomlinson, Margaret (1975). Victoria County History: A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 10: An account of the parishes of Swanborough hundred, and of the borough of Devizes. pp. 41–53. 
  • Pevsner, Nikolaus; Cherry, Bridget (revision) (1975). The Buildings of England: Wiltshire. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. pp. 259–260. ISBN 0 14 0710.26 4. 

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